Public Notice – 350


Incineration of Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste

Chapter 335-3-5
Chapter 335-3-8

Control of Sulfur Compound Emissions
Control of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions

Chapter 335-3-10

Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources

Chapter 335-3-11
Chapter 335-3-14
Chapter 335-3-17
Appendix C
Appendix G

National Emission Standards for Hazardous air Pollutants
Air Permits
Synthetic Minor Operating Permit Requirements
Conformity of Federal Actions to State Implementation Plans
EPA Regulations Reference Documents
List of Hazardous Air Pollutants


Notice is hereby given that a hearing before the Department of Environmental Management of the State of Alabama will be held at Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 10:00 am, in the Main Hearing Room, at the ADEM – Central Office location at 1400 Coliseum Blvd. in Montgomery, to consider proposed revisions to Division 3 of the ADEM Administrative Code and the Alabama State Implementation Plan.

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management proposes to amend ADEM Administrative Code Rules 335-3-1-.02, 335-3-3-.05, 335-3-5-.10, 335-3-5-.11, 335-3-5-.14, 335-3-5-.15, 335-3-5-.16, 335-3-5-.17, 335-3-5-.19, 335-3-5-.22, 335-3-5-.23, 335-3-5-.24, 335-3-5-.25, 335-3-5-.26, 335-3-5-.28, 335-3-5-.29, 335-3-5-.33, 335-3-5-.34, 335-3-5-.35, 335-3-5-.36, 335-3-8-.11, 335-3-8-.12, 335-3-8-.16, 335-3-8-.17, 335-3-8-.18, 335-3-8-.19, 335-3-8-.21, 335-3-8-.24, 335-3-8-.25, 335-3-8-.26, 335-3-8-.27, 335-3-8-.28, 335-3-8-.30, 335-3-8-.31, 335-3-8-.35, 335-3-8-.36, 335-3-8-.37, 335-3-8-.38, 335-3-8-.43, 335-3-8-.44, 335-3-8-.48, 335-3-8-.49, 335-3-8-.50, 335-3-8-.51, 335-3-8-.53, 335-3-8-.56, 335-3-8-.57, 335-3-8-.58, 335-3-8-.59, 335-3-8-.60, 335-3-8-.62, 335-3-8-.63, 335-3-8-.67, 335-3-8-.68,  335-3-8-.69, 335-3-8-.70, 335-3-8-.71, 335-3-10-.01, 335-3-10-.02, 335-3-10-.03, 335-3-11-.01, 335-3-11-.06, 335-3-14-.03, 335-3-14-.04, 335-3-14-.05, 335-3-15-.04, 335-3-17-.01 and 335-3-17-.02, and Appendices C and G.

Revisions to the Division 3 Code are being proposed to incorporate by reference changes to the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs). The definition of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in Chapter 335-3-1 is also being proposed for revision to be consistent with EPA’s revisions.  Chapters 335-3-3, 335-3-5, and 335-3-8 are being proposed for revision to correct administrative errors. Chapter 335-3-14 is being proposed for revision to correct administrative errors, remove outdated information and remove provisions relating to violations of emission limits during start-up, shut-down and malfunctions. Chapter 335-3-15 is also being proposed for revision to remove provisions relating to violations of emission limits during start-up, shut-down, and malfunctions of equipment. Chapter 335-3-17 is being proposed for revision to Correct numbering errors and update the conformity criteria and consultation procedures. Appendix C is being proposed for revision to reflect changes to Chapters 335-3-10 and 335-3-11. Appendix G is being proposed for revision to reflect EPA’s updated list of Hazardous Air Pollutants.

Chapters 335-3-1, 3, 5, 8, 14, 15 and 17 are considered part of the federally-enforceable State Implementation Plan (SIP).  Revisions to these Chapters are proposed to be incorporated into Alabama’s SIP.

Copies of the proposed rules and Federal Registers are available at a cost of 30 cents per page at each of the office locations listed below.  The summary of reasons supporting the revisions are available free of charge.  Copies of the proposed rules, the summary of reasons, federal registers and the Conformity SIP Combined IAC MOA Review July 2023 can also be found on the Internet at  at no cost.

ADEM, Office of General Counsel
Attn: Angela Reeder
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
(P. O. Box 301463, Zip code 36130-1463)
Montgomery, AL  36110-2059
(334) 260-4510

ADEM, Birmingham Field Office
Attn: Mary Taylor
110 Vulcan Road
Birmingham, AL  35209-4702
(205) 942-6168

ADEM, Decatur Field Office
Attn: Jan Childers
2715 Sandlin Road, SW
Decatur, AL  35603-1333
(256) 353-1713

ADEM, Mobile Field Office
Attn: Jenika Monroe
2204 Perimeter Road
Mobile, AL  36615-1131
(251) 450-3400

Southeast Alabama Regional Planning &
Development Commission
462 North Oates, 4th Floor
Dothan, AL  36303

Alabama - Tombigbee Rivers Planning &
Development Commission
Courthouse Annex
107 Broad Street
Camden, AL  36726

East Alabama Regional Planning &
Development Commission
1130 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL  36201

The public hearing is being held to receive data, views, and arguments from interested persons regarding the proposed rules.  Attendance at the hearing is not necessary to present such data, views, arguments, or comments as the same may be submitted in writing, but must be received by Ronald W. Gore prior to 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2023.

Written submissions and other inquiries should be directed to: Mr. Ronald W. Gore, Chief, Air Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36110-2059) or by e-mail at

Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Department’s Permits and Services Division at (334) 271-7714 at least five working days prior to the hearing.

This notice is hereby given this 23rd day of August, 2023, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in the administration of its programs.